Zwaanendael Museum seeks plastic recyclables

LEWES — The Zwaanendael Museum, located at 102 Kings Highway in Lewes, is currently seeking donations of plastic bottles and bags that will be used to offset the purchase price of a recycled plastic bench that will be placed outside the front entrance of the museum.Receptacles for collecting the materials, one for plastic bottles and […]

Virtual caffeine and cover crop event to be held Jan. 14

GEORGETOWN — A virtual caffeine and cover crop event will be held on Thursday, Jan. 14 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.Keith Berns, co-owner of Green Cover Seed will discuss cover crop diversity, rotation and species. This event is free and preregistration is required. Registered attendees will receive an email with the event link upon registration. […]

MLK Sussex welcomes participation in celebration

LEWES — The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Organization Sussex County Inc. invites public participate in the 29th annual Commemorative Weekend Celebration honoring the slain civil rights leader, Jan. 16 through 18.Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the traditional parade and annual banquet will not be held. Throughout the weekend, participation is encouraged in […]

Schell Brothers to partner with Beebe on Project Kudos

LEWES — Schell Brothers is partnering with Beebe Medical Foundation to spread kudos throughout the medical community during the month of January.Beebe team members and the community will have the opportunity to grant kudos and show gratitude for Beebe heroes through the Project Kudos Powered by Schell Brothers program.Project Kudos is an opportunity to show […]

Saint Francis earns three-year accreditation

WILMINGTON — Saint Francis Healthcare recently received Three-Year Accreditation from the Commission on Cancer (CoC), a program of the American College of Surgeons.The CoC recognizes cancer care programs for their commitment to providing comprehensive, high-quality and multidisciplinary patient-centered care. CoC-accredited programs invest in systems to ensure supportive services and resources addressing the full continuum of […]

Referendum for new Milford police station set for Jan. 26

MILFORD — Milford residents will have the opportunity to vote in a referendum on whether or not to raise taxes and borrow money to build a new police station on Tuesday, Jan. 26.Voting will be taking place in person at the Public Works Facility at 180 Vickers Drive between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. that […]

DCF offers Focus Grants

WILMINGTON — Delaware nonprofits are invited to apply for the Delaware Community Foundation’s 2021 Focus Grants.Applications will open on Monday, Jan. 11, and the deadline to apply is Feb. 12. Applicants will be notified of decisions in late June.DCF Focus Grants will support organizations and initiatives working to build opportunity so all Delaware residents can […]

Dover police to host hiring seminar on Jan. 30

DOVER — The Dover Police Department will hold a “How to Succeed in the Hiring Process” seminar on Saturday, Jan. 30, in the James Hutchison Assembly Room of the police department at 400 S. Queen Street in Dover,The seminar is open to anyone interested in a career with the Dover Police Department as a police […]

New evening hours coming to DMV

DOVER — The Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced on Thursday that it will soon be implementing new evening hours, beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 13.Effective Wednesdays only, the operating hours of the DMV will be 11 a.m. through 7 p.m. This is a shift from the previously established Wednesday extended hours of noon through […]

State auditor helps with vaccinations

DOVER — Earlier this week, state auditor and immunizing pharmacist Kathy McGuiness volunteered to help Delaware’s Division of Public Health and the Delaware Medical Reserve Corps provide more than 650 first responders and school nurses with the COVID-19 vaccine.“Getting this vaccine into the arms of individuals is of the utmost importance to curb the dangerous […]